Dissotis princeps (Kunth) Triana
var. candolleana (Cogn.) A. & R. Fern.

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Dissotis princeps var. candolleana

Picture: Bart Wursten
Lake Kaulime, Nyika National Park

Dissotis princeps var. candolleana

Picture: Bart Wursten
Lake Kaulime, Nyika National Park

Dissotis princeps var. candolleana

Picture: Bart Wursten
Chelinda road, Nyika National Park

Dissotis princeps var. candolleana

Picture: Bart Wursten
Chelinda road, Nyika National Park

Dissotis princeps var. candolleana

Picture: Bart Wursten
Chelinda road, Nyika National Park

Dissotis princeps var. candolleana

Picture: Bart Wursten
Chelinda road, Nyika National Park

Dissotis princeps var. candolleana

Picture: Bart Wursten
Chelinda road, Nyika National Park

Dissotis princeps var. candolleana

Picture: Bart Wursten
Chelinda road, Nyika National Park

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Synonyms: Dissotis candolleana Cogn.
Dissotis muenzneri Gilg ex Engl.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
See var. princips for general details. This variety differs in having short receptacle-appendages, more sparsely covered in short and weak bristles.
Type location:
Angola
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: princeps: most distinguished, princely
Habitat: Along streams and swampy grasslands, sometimes in woodland and wooded grassland.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical Africa, Swaziland and KwaZulu-Natal South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W,C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Mc,Lk,W
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Content last updated: Wednesday 10 October 2018
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 208.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 86.

Fernandes, R. & A. (1961). Contribution to the knowledge of the MELASTOMATOIDEAE of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Kirkia 1 Page 76.

Fernandes, R. & A. (1978). Melastomataceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 263 - 264.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 61.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 76.

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Flora of Malawi: Dissotis princeps var. candolleana
Flora of Mozambique: Dissotis princeps var. candolleana
Flora of Zimbabwe: Dissotis princeps var. candolleana

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dissotis princeps
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Dissotis princeps
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Dissotis princeps
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dissotis princeps
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dissotis princeps
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dissotis princeps
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Dissotis princeps
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Dissotis princeps
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dissotis princeps
Ispot Southern Africa: Dissotis princeps
JSTOR Plant Science: Dissotis princeps
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dissotis princeps
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dissotis princeps
The Plant List (version 1.1): Dissotis princeps
Tropicos: Dissotis princeps


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Dissotis princeps var. candolleana.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=142570, retrieved 17 October 2018

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